As cancer drugs have become more expensive—in a few cases,
staggeringly so—their effectiveness has often failed to rise
in tandem. So some doctors are refusing to use them, asking the
controversial question: Are a few extra weeks of life
worth all that money? Inside an oncologists’ revolt.
By Stephen S. Hall
Growing up in Brownsville, there was no sign that a nearsighted, pudgy, and bullied boy would someday be heavyweight champion of the world. But the slights still sting. By Mike Tyson
His sometimes vicious blog gleefully channeled America’s fascination and contempt for the ultrafamous. Now the semi-reformed gossipmonger, having had a son and moved to New York, is attempting a moral makeover. By Alex Morris
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Our roundup of news from around the city.
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A retro-styled luncheonette that doesn’t come off as hokey.
Even avowed broccoli haters might be seduced by this deep-fried recipe from the new Sorella cookbook.
Shamus Jones of Brooklyn Brine opens Pickle Shack in Gowanus next week.
Bo’s brings New Orleans-style fare to the Flatiron District.
An old rice gets a fresh start.
Stairs designed for seating and eating.
The energy healers, potion-brewers, and shih-tzu whisperers that locals swear by.
Ansari will make you a match. Just hand him your phone.
Meet the stars of Blue Is the Warmest Color.
The return of the Codex Seraphinianus.
Chris Burden’s big art of big ideas lives large at the New Museum.
You’ve never seen a love story like Blue Is the Warmest Color.
American Horror Story, The Returned, and Dracula do small-screen horror right.
25 things to see, hear, watch, and read.
Readers sound off on the government shutdown, mega-galleries, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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